Category Archives: Innovation

New Video is out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: WFT 11 with 2 Rotary Tables

March 21, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_table type_spindle diameter 110 mm_milling_machining_WFT 11 CNC

This fancy, handsome and well-built WFT 11, a smaller version of FERMAT’s WFT 13, sports a spindle diameter of 110 mm and a spindle travel of 730 mm, has an X axis of 2 meters, Y axis of 2 meters, and Z axis of 1.25 meters.  For quick and smooth… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! Another thriller shot in Lipnik nad Becvou, starring FERMAT’s WFT 11 with two CNC rotary tables!

March 14, 2018  

Last week, FERMAT’s rough-n-ready film crew descended upon the quaint, picturesque town of Lipnik nad Becvou, a beautiful abode of metalwork and manufacturing, nestled below Helfstyn castle and straddling the main rail line from Prague to Ostrava.  This Central Moravian municipality blends centuries of culture and commerce in a friendly,… Read more »

German Get-Together

March 6, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_meeting in Feb 2018 with German speaking dealers_Brno Czechia

Last month, FERMAT hosted another of its wildly-popular German gatherings, a two-day gala at the no-nonsense, very proper Marriott in Brno.  The congenial happening allowed FERMAT machine tool dealers from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland to rub elbows and learn the latest developments in FERMAT’s ever-expanding portfolio of machine tools and… Read more »

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

February 22, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_German sales team_Kai Forster_new composite cover plate for the headstock

That famous line of Humphrey Bogart to Ingrid Bergman in the 1942 movie classic, Casablanca.  Rumor has it that it was either written-in last minute or ad-libbed, based on Bogart teaching Bergman how to play poker on set, in between takes.  No matter the inspiration, it has become an unforgettable… Read more »

Lucky number 6. Nordmark picks up its sixth WRF 160 Heavy at a pre-acceptance in Brno

February 15, 2018  
WRF 160 Heavy at preacceptance in Brno with view of another column in the works

Recently, Nordmark swung by FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Brno, Czech Republic, for pre-acceptance of its 6th WRF 160 Heavy.  Like all of FERMAT’s gigantic WRF 160 Heavy floor-type horizontal boring mills, its headstock is built between two columns for maximum stability.  The powerful headstock, which has a spindle extension of… Read more »

In 2016, Global Electricity Consumption was 24,816.4 TWh. (To grasp this number, imagine counting each watt… for 786,925,562.36 years.)

February 9, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_Zeus_Typhon_Electricity

Like the old saying goes, “Electricity doesn’t grow on trees; it grows in the clouds.”  But, harnessing it is rather tricky. Instead, to drive our modern economy forward and enjoy the luxuries we’ve come to love, such as lighting, indoor plumbing, the Internet, smartphones, and electric tea kettles, we’ve resorted… Read more »

Another WFT 13 CNC, FERMAT’s best-selling table-type horizontal boring mill, finds a happy home in India.

February 1, 2018  

With Indian manufacturing increasing, its demand for even more sophisticated machine tools has also climbed steadily, growing at a fine tempo to match increasing profits from high-quality machining, milling, and metalwork. In the December 2017 update from the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), a trust established by the Department of… Read more »

Introducing FERMAT’s WFT 15 R with an innovative, rack-and-pinion table travel along X axis

January 16, 2018  
Machine Tools_master slave motor_25 metric ton_cnc rotary table_rack and pinion_x axis over 7 meters long_table type horizontal boring mill WFT 15 R

Ever-ready to tackle problems head on, FERMAT has built a special table-type horizontal boring mill with an X axis 7.7 meters long for a customer in Slovenia.  It’s FERMAT’s hard-hitting table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 15 R CNC, which boasts a spindle diameter of 150 mm, spindle extension of 730… Read more »

Year in Review: selected highlights for FERMAT in 2017

December 19, 2017  
Mr Jan Ferenc_director of sales at FERMAT_eating Christmas cookies while working on million dollar contracts

As a prospering machine tool manufacturer, FERMAT has much to be happy and thankful for in 2017.  There have been many highlights throughout the year, from new machines to new people and places in markets around the world. While munching on Christmas cookies and cakes, Mr. Jan Ferenc, director of… Read more »

Video’s out describing FERMAT’s new gantry built specifically to its demands. Nothing else like it on the market.

December 5, 2017  
FERMAT Gantry in Lipnik nad Becvou_Czech Republic

FERMAT’s new multitask gantry was specially designed to meet its own production demands: extremely powerful and precise machining and top-notch performance, requirements for making the vital components of FERMAT’s WRF series floor-type horizontal boring mills. The gantry, custom-built for FERMAT, is made in mirror form, with two double columns on… Read more »